One of the most iconic matches in world football takes place this weekend as Barcelona face Real Madrid in El Clasico.

In years past, this was the meeting place where fans around the world watched the best players on the planet in action.

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It’s a competition renowned for its goals, insane skills, and huge amounts of drama and controversy.

This game promises much the same, except that the two teams are in a period of transition.

Carlo Ancelotti’s side sit in second place in La Liga, while continuing financial problems with Barcelona have put the Catalan side in seventh place in the table.

With so much at stake, this could be a cracker.

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El Clasico will take place on Sunday, October 24.

The competition will take place at the Nou Camp, Barcelona, ​​with a kick-off time at 3.15pm in the UK.

This will be the first time the two teams face each other since Lionel Messi’s much-publicized departure this summer.

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The clash is slated to be televised on LaLigaTV, available in the UK.

Fans can access the channel through Amazon Prime or Premier Sports.

You can get more information about LaLigaTV here.

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The hosts will be doped by the return of Eric Garcia.

The defender moved to Camp Nou over the summer after leaving Manchester City and will be available after the suspension.

However, Ronald Koeman will be deprived of Martin Braithwaite, Pedri and Ronald Araujo due to injuries.

Eden Hazard could return for Real Madrid after suffering a muscle problem while on international duty with Belgium earlier this month.

Dani Carvajal could also return with a calf injury, while Isco is uncertain with a back injury.

Meanwhile, Dani Ceballos and Gareth Bale will be out with the unavailable duo.

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